ALGERIA: September Song

In France and Algeria Sept. 17 was circled on the calendar and engraved on many a mind. That is the day when the U.N. General Assembly gathers again in Manhattan, and last week both sides in the Algerian dispute were busily preparing their cases.

In Paris the French government issued a report telling all it had done for the Algerians: despite the terror. French administrators had built 1,000 miles of roads, 3,500 watering places, 18,000 new hospital beds since World War II. In Algiers French Mayor Jacques Chevallier called a press conference to report on the 5,562 houses built in...

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